Astara B2B Thursdays

Astara Training will be hosting a series of weekly Thursday B2B events consisting of networking breakfasts and workshops aimed at enhancing skills for small businesses. There will be a weekly networking breakfast every Thursday from 7.45am to 9.00am at The Royal Chase Hotel in Shaftesbury.  There is no commitment – just come when you […]

February Sponsor – Battens Solicitors

Thanks to Battens Solicitors for sponsoring our February breakfast – “Love Dorchester” Battens is recognised as one of the country’s most progressive law firms providing decisive legal advice, guidance and solutions to clients nationwide who value a high standard of practical legal support. With offices in Yeovil, Sherborne, Weymouth, Dorchester […]

James Cleveland joins Pardoes

This year has seen spectacular growth for local solicitors Pardoes with the addition of its fourteenth new staff member, James Cleveland, who joins as an Associate and Head of Commercial Property. James brings a wealth of experience, having worked previously for a well known City of London solicitors and a […]

Be aware of changes to holiday pay calculations

With the sun streaming in through the office windows in August and September, employers and employees alike are thinking about their summer vacation – but do you know what holiday pay your employees are entitled to? This week the UK’s Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has confirmed that voluntary overtime must […]